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Chrysoblephus gibbiceps (Red stumpnose seabream; Red stumpnose)

Synonyms: Chrysophrys gibbiceps
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Wikipedia Abstract

Chrysoblephus gibbiceps (red stumpnose) is a cold water, reef-dwelling species of sea bream, closely related to the red Roman. It is endemic to the South African south and east coasts, ranging from False Bay near Cape Town to Margate on the Natal Southcoast. It is known as 'Miss Lucy' along the Port Elizabeth coast, and as 'Mighel' in the Knysna area.
View Wikipedia Record: Chrysoblephus gibbiceps

Endangered Species

Status: Endangered
View IUCN Record: Chrysoblephus gibbiceps

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Tsitsikamma National Park II 34343 Southern Cape, South Africa  

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium


Atlantic Ocean; Atlantic, Southeast; Indian Ocean; Indian Ocean, Western; Mozambique; South Africa; Southeast Atlantic: known only from the Cape to Natal in South Africa.;



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